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GALION

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 411 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GALION, a city of Crawford County, Ohio, U.S.A., about 75 M. S.W. of Cleveland. Pop. (1890) 6326; (1900) 7282 (703 foreign- born); (1910) 7214. It is served by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis, and the Erie railways, and by an interurban electric railway. The city is about I165 ft. above sea level, and has extensive railway shops (of the Erie railway) and manufactories of brick and tile machinery, carriages and wagons, and grain and seed cleaners. The municipality owns and operates its electric-lighting plant. Galion was laid out as a town in 1831, was incorporated as a borough in 184o, and was chartered as a city in 1878.
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